Tag Archives: polyolefins


Published 26 Mar 2017

Polyolefin – We explain Polyolefins for you

What are Polyolefin Polymers? Polyolefins are macromolecules formed by the polymerization of olefin monomer units. The IUPAC nomenclature term is poly(alkene). The most common polyolefins are polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE). These polymers are prevalent in a wide array of…READ MORE >

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Published 27 Feb 2012

Advanced HT-GPC detection at International Polyolefins Conference

One of our chromatography applications experts, Wei Sen Wong, is looking forward to presenting the practicalities of high temperature gel permeation chromatography (HT-GPC) at this week’s Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Joint International Polyolefins/FlexPack Conference. Held in Houston, Texas, February…READ MORE >

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Published 23 Feb 2012

The pros and cons of polymer solubility

Wheras a low solubility is an advantage for most applications of polymers,  it can be a problem when you want to analyze them. Used for products ranging from cling film, drinking straws, carrier bags and food packaging, to crates, boxes, and bottles, we routinely…READ MORE >

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